Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Health Lecture Series

This is an ongoing free educational series to keep the local community informed about important health topics, presented as a public service by the Lompoc Hospital Foundation. For more information please call (805) 737-5762.

Refreshments and Door Prizes are provided at each lecture

All lectures are held at the Ocean's Seven Cafe, inside the Lompoc Valley Medical Center at 1515 East Ocean Ave.

Exercise

Wednesday, Sept 27 at 7am in Ocean's Seven Cafe

Come hear from a longtime fitness instructor about the many physical and mental health benefits of exercise, and how you can reduce stress with physical activity. Learn tips for having a healthy and active lifestyle at any age.

Living with IBS

Wednesday, Oct 18 at 7am in Ocean's Seven Cafe

IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is the most common “functional” gastrointestinal disorder. It affects between 25 and 45 million people in the U.S. Come listen to Dr. Rahim Raoufi -- Lompoc’s local expert on the disorder affecting the large intestine. Dr. Raoufi will speak about IBS, which can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and changes in bowel habits, such as constipation or diarrhea.

Note for Nurses: CEU's are Available.

Breastfeeding

Fiday, August 11 at 10am @ Ocean's Seven Cafe

Leslie Mehigan, breastfeeding liaison for Santa Barbara County WIC, will be speaking on milk supply, sore nipples, WIC services and World Breastfeeding Awareness Month!